The A24 teen drama has been described as "Kids meets Trainspotting."
Drake will be an executive producer on the upcoming A24 series Euphoria, as HBO has announced along with news that the show has been picked up by the network. The show, which will revolve around high school students, will star Zendaya, and will deal with subjects including "drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship" in the lives of adolescents.
Drake will be joined by his manager Future ThePrynce as an executive producer, among others. Additional cast members will include Maude Apatow, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Angus McLoud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer and Sydney Sweeney, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Sam Levinson of HBO's Wizard Of Lies adapted the show from a 2012 Israeli series and will write all ten of the episodes.
Back in March, Francesca Orsi, svp Drama at HBO, described the pilot as "Kids meets Trainspotting, and what might exist when parents don't exist."
Last year, Drake announced that he would be reviving the UK series Top Boy for Netflix. He is expected to appear as an actor in the show. Though he is now one of music's biggest artists, Drake began his career as an actor in the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation.